“To the photographer, this was simply a beating, not this particular man suffering”
“This glitch is a correction to the “machine”, and, in turn, a positive departure”
“If we perfect online dating, we won’t need robot lovers because the dating platform will roboticize us”
“I don’t think Google News has ever taken enough responsibility for the cybernetics of the system it created”
“Inbox Zero is a coping mechanism for the anxiety created by a constant flux of e-mail”
“the cybertheorists, however, are a peculiarly corporatist species of the Leninist class”
“The internet is a real place. It’s where I live, my public space. I don’t like feeling that I can’t go there without fear of violence”
“the first episode of a late-night TV program to see an artist engaging the crowd with a participatory smart-phone app”
“I’m tired, technoutopianism. I’m tired of your sexy, shiny surface and your utter lack of substance”
Nathan’s Twitter: @nathanjurgenson
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We live in a cyborg society. Technology has infiltrated the most fundamental aspects of our lives: social organization, the body, even our self-concepts. This blog chronicles our new, augmented reality.
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